For Sale WANTED: Handheld Radio

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  1. Lawson Laslo

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    Hello
    Id like to buy a used handheld aviation radio
    I have a Yeasu 550 with VOR/ILS I keep in the Hangar
    but id like one to keep in my truck to have on hand, I dont need anything fancy, just need to receive and transmit on aviation freqs.
     
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    Just for fun you should dig up an old radio and install it in the dash, complete with mic and antenna.
     
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  3. Lawson Laslo

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    I though about doing that, but couldn't find much room in the Ranger as ive already got a cb installed, and a switch panel above FM radio
     
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    I have a brand new one with BT, in the box with all accessories. $175
     
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    Check out Gulf Coast Avionics refurb radios. That’s usually the best deal on the 750.


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  6. Lawson Laslo

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    do you call them? Couldnt find any info on their webpage
     
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    Be careful about installing aviation radios in a private vehicle. You could easily run afoul of FCC rules if you ever transmit on it. Just because airplanes in the US no longer need to have a radio station license on board, aviation radios are not CB radios that anyone can operate legally.
     
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    Same as handhelds?
     
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    I hope so, otherwise you could have asshats using handhelds to broadcast fake ATC instructions.
     
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    Yeah.. just wondered why one would have to be more careful when installing vs. using handheld.
     
  12. Witmo

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    Installing a radio in a car is a permanent installation vs. a handheld. With a handheld, it can be out of sight when not in use while a vhf antenna on the roof of a car is shouting out "unlicensed radio station here." How likely is the FCC to enforce the regulations is a question HAM operators might better answer.